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Benthic macrofauna of the Andaman Sea
Macrobenthic fauna in the depth range 11 to 2150m comprised 22 faunal taxa. Of these, the polychaetes were the most dominant group and contributed 76.8%. Distribution of macrofauna was substrate specific with maximum (410m ...
Seasonal changes in meat weight and biochemical composition in the Black Clam Villorita cyprinoides (Grey)
Seasonal changes in meat weight and biochemical composition are associated with reproduction, storage and utilization of reserves. The main period of increase in biochemical constituents corresponds to gametogenesis and ...
Meiofauna of the Andaman Sea
Total meiofauna of the Andaman Sea, in the depth range 30-2150m was between 68 and 438/10cm2 (X-bar = 247.8). The biomass was within the range 3.57 and 32.8mg/10cm 2 (X-bar = 14.46). faunal components were maximum in sandy ...
Bottom fauna of the Malacca Strait
(Indian Association for Limnology and Oceanography, 1981)
Bottom fauna of Malacca Strait (connecting the Indian Ocean with Pacific) in the depth range of 80 to 1350 m, is dominated by meiofauna which exceeds macrofauna by 12.5 times in weight and by more than 780 times in population ...